CFB/Garrison Edmonton

There were 4,237 regular military, 905 reserve Class A, B, and C forces, and 665 civilian workers at CFB/Garrison Edmonton at the end of March 2010.

Present Functions

The primary function of CFB/Garrison Edmonton is to field a general purpose combat-effective mechanized brigade group, or any portion thereof, ready for deployment to a min-intensity battlefield in accordance with assigned tasks.

Operational and Support Units

  • Land Force Western Area HQ
  • ASU Edmonton
  • ASU Calgary
  • ASU Chilliwack
  • 1 Service Battalion
  • 742 Signal Squadron
  • CF Service Prison and Detention Barracks
  • 15 MP Company
  • 1 Garrison MP Company
  • 1 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group HQ
  • HQ and Signal Squadron
  • 1st Battalion Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry
  • 3rd Battalion Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry
  • Lord Strathcona’s Horse (Royal Canadians)
  • 1 Combat Engineer Regiment
  • 1 Field Ambulance
  • 39 CBG HQ
  • 5 Royal Canadian Artillery
  • 15 Field Artillery RCA
  • 6 Field Engineer Squadron
  • 44 Field Engineer Squadron
  • 12 Service Battalion
  • 12 Field Ambulance
  • 41 CBG HQ
  • 20 Field Regiment
  • 15 Service Battalion
  • 14 Service Battalion
  • 8 Field Engineer Regiment
  • 15 Medical Company
  • CFAD Dundurn Detachment Edmonton
  • 1 Dental Unit Detachment Edmonton
  • 7 Canadian Forces Supply Depot
  • 408 Tactical Helicopter Squadron
  • 74 Communication Group Headquarters
  • Health Services Group
  • 7 Aerospace Control Squadron
  • 745 Communication Squadron

Economic Impact

Population Impact (Regular Force members and dependants)Local Speding ImpactEstimated Local Spending Impacts (Direct & Indirect)Estimated Direct EmploymentEstimated Indirect Employment
10,232 $333,137,000 $499,106,000 5,694 377

Note: All figures Fiscal Year 2009-2010

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